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Short Take

Get to know the talent behind your favorite German films and TV series with a few short and personal questions.

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  • 09.09.2021
    18 MB
    22:35
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    Peter Thorwarth

    In this episode we welcome the man who has caused a worldwide sensation with his new film on one of the most popular streaming platforms: Peter Thorwarth, director of the cult classic BANG BOOM BANG, is back and has landed a genre hit on Netflix with BLOOD RED SKY! Why Peter has trouble with the classic hero concept and what for him makes the magic of working on set, you can find out in the current episode. He also talks about the pitfalls you encounter when you turn your hobby into a profession and a special detail that distinguishes BLOOD RED SKY from the typical action horror film. Find out more about Peter’s work: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0861826/ Follow Short Take on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 19.08.2021
    20 MB
    19:24
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    Zamarin Wahdat

    What did you do until your 30s? Cinematographer and director Zamarin Wahdat won awards at both the Oscars and Sundance Film Festival with LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU ARE A GIRL), in which she was involved with her cinematography, and her short film directorial debut BAMBIRAK. If you want to know what drives the talented filmmaker and what projects she is currently working on, you should listen to this SHORT TAKE episode. Oh, and of course, if you want to know what it's like to swim with a baby manatee. https://www.zamarinwahdat.com/ https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 29.07.2021
    17 MB
    20:56
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    Burhan Qurbani

    Director and screenwriter Burhan Qurbani (BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ, WE ARE YOUNG. WE ARE STRONG, SHAHADA) tells stories about some of the most relevant social issues and challenges of today. In the interview we take a little foray through pop culture and discover philosophical aspects in everyday life: from MIAMI VICE and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA to Umberto Eco, fast food and the benefits of a good friendship. Find out more about Burhan's work: https://www.agenturhomebase.de/en/clients/burhan-qurbani/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/

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  • 08.07.2021
    11 MB
    13:44
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    Laila Petersen-Jama

    In this episode, Laila Petersen-Jama is our guest: the creative storyboard artist is guaranteed to set you on fire with her positive energy! Laila always goes with the flow and it paid off great for her: Her work on films and series like KNIGHT RUSTY, THE LITTLE DRAGON COCONUT or CAPTAIN SHARKY has inspired a whole generation of little viewers. Find out more about Laila’s work: https://www.lailart.com/ Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date: https://www.instagram.com/

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  • 25.06.2021
    9 MB
    10:47
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    1 Year Anniversary Special - Best Of

    Experience the highlights from one year of SHORT TAKE and learn things you definitely didn't know about our German filmmakers and actors! For more follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 16.06.2021
    7 MB
    08:27
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    Maite Woköck

    Producer Maite Woköck not only gives the German animation industry a good stir with her work, but is also a participant in the Europe-wide "Producers on the Move" program in 2021. If you don't have a life motto yet, you'll get a great one for free in our new episode - plus you'll also learn more about Maites excitement for flowers, witches and of course cats! https://www.telescopeanimation.com/ http://ella-films.de/people/ https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 26.05.2021
    7 MB
    09:31
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    Jan Martin Scharf

    Jan Martin Scharf always wanted to be a writer and director. Lucky for us, because without his writing skills, series like THE RED BAND SOCIETY, BARBARIANS or WILD REPUBLIC would not have made it onto our screens. https://jan-martin-scharf.de/ https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
    9 MB
    08:01
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    Arne Nolting

    Arne Nolting gets through life just fine without a motto! He talks about a special literary hero, black and white films and, of course, ninjas. Listen in if you want to learn more about the screenwriter (BARBARIANS, WILD REPUBLIC, etc.) and his work! https://www.arne-nolting.de/ https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
    17 MB
    20:44
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    Uta Briesewitz

    You love series like THE WIRE, TRUE BLOOD, HUNG, JANE THE VIRGIN or STRANGER THINGS? Then you have to get to know Uta Briesewitz: the L.A. based cinematographer and director is credited with these and many other shows and films. Find out more about her special love for nature and a certain TV genre... Uta on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003802/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
    16 MB
    13:58
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    Narges Rashidi

    "Under the Shadow" star Narges Rashidi can spot good ice cream at a glance - yet wishes she had a very different superhuman ability...find out which! You can find Narges on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nargesrashidi/ You can find us on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake /

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  • 06.05.2021
    11 MB
    09:41
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    Reza Memari

    Reza Memari is giving the German animation industry a run for their money. His first film RICHARD THE STORK was an international success and he is currently planning not only his next movie, but an entire storyworld around it – TV series, Games – you name it. Find out more about him in our new podcast episode. https://www.memari.net/https://www.telescopeanimation.com/

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  • 06.05.2021
    9 MB
    11:57
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    Sibel Kekilli

    Find out why "Game of Thrones"-actress and "Winterreise"-star Sibel Kekilli thinks chocolate and "Columbo" are the perfect combination. https://sibelkekilli.com/

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  • 06.05.2021
    5 MB
    06:29
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    Hanno Hackfort

    Hanno Hackfort is one of Germany's most proflific series writers (4 BLOCKS, YOU ARE WANTED), sometimes as part of a trio which goes by HA RI BO - yes, just like the famous German sweets - and a genuine lover of music.

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  • 06.05.2021
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    07:35
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    Sarah Blaßkiewitz

    Director Sarah Blaßkiewitz has a great life motto - thanks to her friend Toby - and reveals her love for Modern Dance and Coffee in the Morning. Find out more about Sarah here: https://sarah-blasskiewitz.com/Find out more about Short Take here: https://www.german-films.de/activities/short-take-the-german-films-podcast/index.html

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  • 06.05.2021
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    10:10
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    Edward Berger

    Writer and director Edward Berger talks about his next project, his love for ice-cream and points us to a fascinating podcast that has a connetion to Hard Rock Band The Scorpions.Find out more about Edward Berger here: http://www.edwardberger.de/Find out more about Short Take here: https://www.german-films.de/activities/short-take-the-german-films-podcast/index.html

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  • 06.05.2021
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    04:42
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    Mariko Minoguchi

    Writer/Director Mariko Minoguchi is living proof you don't have to go to filmschool to be successful. She talks about being a fan of "Friends" and reveals her favourite superpower. You can find Mariko on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mariko_minoguchi/ Follow Short Take on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
    12 MB
    14:35
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    Jana Burbach

    Bad Banks-Writer and Harry Potter-Fan Jana Burbach shares an unexpected public service announcement for your well-being in this episode of Short Take. You can find Jana on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jmc_burbach/ You can find us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
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    05:40
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    Rafael Parente

    Find out why Rafael Parente can be found in his garden when he isn't writing or producing new TV series such as Breaking Even or 8 Days. You can find Rafael on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neuesuper/ Follow Short Take on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
    7 MB
    08:42
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    Aaron Altaras

    Aaron Altaras reveals his love for chocolate and German "Schlagermusik", among various other things. If you're wondering what Aaron's life motto transaltes to: "All I have left to say takes the length of a cigarette" Find Aaron's instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/aaronaltaras/ www.german-films.de

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  • 06.05.2021
    7 MB
    09:17
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    Emma Drogunova

    Emma Drogunova has no guilty pleasures and no regrets, but lots to laugh about in this episode. Emmas Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emmadrogunova/

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  • 06.05.2021
    12 MB
    15:00
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    Christian Alvart

    Christian Alvart talks about his house at the lake, his love for movies and how he doesn't believe in regrets.

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  • 06.05.2021
    5 MB
    06:09
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    Maria Dragus

    Maria Dragus has been acting since a young age, appearing in many internationally acclaimed films since then. And while she was already busy after the lockdown on production ended in Germany, she sat down for our little interview via Zoom. You can find Maria on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mariavdragus/ Follow Short Take on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
    11 MB
    13:13
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    Jonas Nay

    While the world was in lockdown, actor and musician Jonas Nay joined us via video call for this interview. He was keeping himself busy reading, making music and binge-watching "Friends", but still made time for our questions.BTW: Jonas is also the composer of the music you hear in our podcast!Follow Jonas on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jonas_nay/?hl=de Check out Jonas' band PUDELDAME http://www.pudeldame.com/pudeldame/ Follow Short Take on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/shorttake/

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  • 06.05.2021
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    01:07
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    Short Take - Teaser

    This June we are launching Short Take - The German Films Podcast to give you the opportunity to get to know more about your favorite German filmmakers, actors, writers and other creatives.

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